Beach Camp Manhattan Beach

Starting at Age 4, our Beach Camp is designed to be the perfect introduction to the beach for our younger campers. Our curriculum and activities were designed by local elementary school teachers to be inclusive, educational, safe and FUN! Campers will experience a variety of different beach and water activities, games, and educational lessons throughout the week that are designed specifically for their age group.

When is it?

2022 Camp Dates:
June 13th – September 2nd

Schedule:
9AM-2PM
Monday – Friday

Who can join?

Minnows | Ages 4 to 6
Dolphins | Ages 7 to 10

Campers are split into groups based on age to ensure camp activities are safe, fun and developmentally appropriate for each of our campers.
No swimming or ocean experience required

Where is it?

Manhattan Beach @ 6th St.
6th St. & Ocean Dr.
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Camp Safety

  • Coach Ratio: Dolphins 1:6 / Minnows 1:5
  • All Coaches: CPR & First-Aid Certified and Background Checked
  • Location: Camp is setup next to the 6th St. LA County Lifeguard station.
  • Lifeguards: Our Coaches communicate daily with lifeguards about ocean conditions and coaches always defer to lifeguards on safety matters.
  • Rashguards: All campers receive brightly colored SPF rashguards so they are easily identified by coaches and lifeguards.
  • Sunscreen: Sunscreen reapplication breaks are scheduled multiple times throughout the day. Shade tents are provided on the beach for all day campers to escape sun exposure.

Camp Activities & Lessons

  • Age Appropriate & Inclusive Beach Games
  • Ocean Safety Lessons (Rip tides, currents, waves, etc.)
  • Boogie Boarding & Body Surfing
  • Beginner Surf Instruction (1:1 Coach to Camper ratio)
  • Ecology Lessons (ex. Our impact on the beaches and oceans)
  • *Round House Aquarium Visits
  • Meet the Lifeguards
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Sample Beach Camp Schedule

  • 8:45-9:00AM | Camper valet style drop-off @ 6th St. & Ocean Dr.
  • 9:00-9:15AM | Introduction, Warm-up, Outline the day
  • 9:15AM-9:30AM | Camp & Ocean Safety Review + Sunscreen Check
  • 9:30-10:00AM | Beach Activity #1
  • 10:00-10:45AM | Water Activity #1
  • 10:45-11:00AM | Snack + Shade + Sunscreen
  • 11:00-11:30PM | Beach Activity #2
  • 11:30-12:00PM | Water Activity #2
  • 12:00-12:30PM | Lunch + Shade + Sunscreen
  • 12:30-1:00PM | Beach Activity #3
  • 1:00-1:45PM | Water Activity #3
  • 1:45-2:00PM | Recap the day + Trash Pick-up + Walk to pick-up spot

*Schedule will vary based on weather/ocean conditions. Warm + Small waves = increased water time. Cold + Dangerous waves = increased beach activities and lessons

Camp Registration + Fees

$425 per week

10% Discount for siblings
10% Discount when booking 3+ weeks of camp
Discounts are applied automatically at checkout

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Select Your Age Group

Minnows

Our Minnows Beach Camp is divided into 3 groups (A, B, C) with a limited number of spots available in each group. Small groups provide increased safety and an effective learning environment. If you are enrolling with friends or family and want to participate in activities together, make sure to sign up for the same Group.

After selecting your group below, you will be transferred to our registration page hosted by Sawyer. Select the red “Register” button and follow the steps to complete registration.

Dolphins

Our Dolphins Beach Camp is divided into 3 groups (A, B, C) with a limited number of spots available in each group. Small groups provide increased safety and an effective learning environment. If you are enrolling with friends or family and want to participate in activities together, make sure to sign up for the same Group.

After selecting your group below, you will be transferred to our registration page hosted by Sawyer. Select the red “Register” button and follow the steps to complete registration.

Is Beach Camp not the right fit? View other Camp options:
Surf Camp | Volleyball Camp | Jr. Lifeguard CampSkateboard Camp

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